17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia route planner

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Moss Vale
— 1 night
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South West Rocks
— 1 night
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Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
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Mount Warning
— 2 nights
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Fingal Head
— 3 nights
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Noosa
— 4 nights
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Gold Coast
— 3 nights

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Moss Vale

— 1 night
Moss Vale is a town in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in the Wingecarribee Shire. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Fitzroy Falls.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Moss Vale road trip site.

Bendigo to Moss Vale is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to South West Rocks.

Things to do in Moss Vale

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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South West Rocks

— 1 night
To see where to stay and tourist information, go to the South West Rocks trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Moss Vale to South West Rocks with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in South West Rocks are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 9th (Sun), you're off to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in South West Rocks

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Coffs Harbour

— 2 nights
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
You've now added Dolphin Marine Conservation Park to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): get close to the beloved marine mammals with Dolphin Marine Conservation Park and then get great views at Forest Sky Pier.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour trip planner.

Traveling by car from South West Rocks to Coffs Harbour takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 11th (Tue), you're off to Mount Warning.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Mount Warning

— 2 nights
On the 11th (Tue), get impressive views of Mount Warning. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Warning Summit Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Lamington National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Warning journey app.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Mount Warning takes 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mount Warning can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Fingal Head.

Things to do in Mount Warning

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Fingal Head

— 3 nights
Take a break from Fingal Head with a short trip to Point Stephens Lighthouse in Fingal Bay, about 7 hours away.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Fingal Head planner.

Drive from Mount Warning to Fingal Head in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Fingal Head can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Fingal Head

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Noosa

— 4 nights
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets, get great views at Laguna Lookout, and wander the streets of Hastings Street.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Noosa online holiday planner.

Getting from Fingal Head to Noosa by car takes about 3 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Coast

— 3 nights
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Coolangatta Beach as well as Springbrook National Park. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Sea World Theme Park, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip planner.

Traveling by car from Noosa to Gold Coast takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.